io9 has a great article on how caffeine (if ingested while driving) can really save your life. Why? Drivers hopped up on caffeine have a 63% reduced chance of crashing. Yep - that one cup of coffee could improve your chances by as much as 63% while the caffeine is in your body. But the study really recommends:
While comprehensive fatigue management strategies for these drivers should consider the provision for adequate breaks and sufficient sleep and the promotion of regular exercise, the use and influence of caffeinated stimulants should be considered as an effective adjunct strategy to maintain alertness while driving.
SO remember getting proper sleep is also really important over just downing cups of coffee to stay awake while driving. Still - it's nice to see all the benefits coffee brings us in all the places and travels of our lives.
We always knew there would come a time that our lives would be filled withe Caffeinated Maple Syrup. Yes. We knew. Wyatt's Wired Maple Syrup is such a syrup, and each delicious tablespoon of sugary flavor contains 88mg of caffeine. Now that's a lot of caffeine, and that means if you take two it will equal a good cup of coffee. A bottle that contains 14 servings of the stuff is $13.
Though it might look like splinters of multi-colored wood it's not. This is a false-colored scanning electron micrograph showing caffeine crystals in close-up detail. Photographed by Annie Cavangh and David McCarthy, the image was one of the winners of this year's Wellcome Image Awards. This crystal group, formed on the end of a larger crystal, measured around 40 microns in length.
We're all about science and caffeine, and the Welcome Image Awards are trying to excite everyone about how cool and amazing science can be, and we think rainbow colored crystal caffeine images get us excited.
Oh Oregon with your amazing amount of caffeinated aging hipsters, and you're penchant for all things coffee we knew you'd spread coffee's pleasures to tourists but to life in the sea as well? A new study from Portland State University researchers has shown that the Northwest's fame as a destination for coffee (and caffeinated techies) does indeed have some environmental costs. Waters off the coast of Oregon were found to have elevated levels of caffeine. Where does the caffeine come from? Humans.
Over at the Huffington Post there's more good news for those of us who can't function without our coffee and the caffeine it comes with. Researchers from the University of South Florida and University of Miami have found that higher caffeine consumption is linked with a delayed onset of Alzheimer's disease. That's good news for everyone who is at least drinking 3 cups a day.
"These intriguing results suggest that older adults with mild memory impairment who drink moderate levels of coffee -- about 3 cups a day -- will not convert to Alzheimer's disease -- or at least will experience a substantial delay before converting to Alzheimer's," says study researcher Dr. Chuanhai Cao.
With face eating zombies making the news - it's probably time we start drinking plasma caffeinated infusions of zombie blood to join our zombie masters and turn to the flesh eating side. Zombie Blood Caffeinated Energy Potion is loaded with iron, protein, electrolytes, and other fancy things to have the same nutrients and consistency of real blood. Throw in some lime flavoring and greenness, and you have the recipe for realistic Zombie Blood!
Comes in a resealable, transfusion-style blood bag.
Delicious tangy-lime flavor
Not an actual biohazard.
Caffeine: 80mg per bag
Energy Blend Includes: Iron, protein, and electrolytes.
In a recent study published by the New England Journal of Medicine single serve coffee once again has been found to do wonderful things for your existence while it lasts. Single serve coffee drinkers may live longer as research has found they were less likely to die during the 14-year study period than non-coffee drinkers.
Cartoon creator Ross Bollinger has sent in a video in his Ask Hank series about coffee. We love the blend of cartoon and real world coffee clips and think you should definitely check it out after the jump. We're also curious to get Hank's opinion about Single Serve Coffee...hmmm....
New research suggests while most of us love to drink coffee to increase our energy and get more done, it may in fact have the opposite effect. Research, conducted at the University of British Columbia, suggests that for individuals who are more willing to concentrate and exert effort to achieve their goals than others, caffeine--as well as other stimulants like amphetamines--can actually decrease motivation.
We've never been much for "chaw" but then along came Grinds. The Grinds Coffee Pouch works just like bagged chaw does. You simply put a pack into your lip and leave it there. It "brews" in your natural juices, eliminating the need for a spit cup and the transfer of caffeine is complete.
Each tin contains 20 packets and comes in Mocha, Mint Chocolate, and Cinnamon Roll. These pouches sell in three-packs for $13 at Grinds.
So far we've seen just about every type of caffeine inducing "shot" but this one takes the top spot. Each AeroShot cartridge contains six to eight puffs of a fine powder composed of vitamin B and 100 milligrams of caffeine. That's enough good stuff to wake you up in the morning, or keep you going throughout your day. The AeroShots are calorie free, and the AeroShot has no discernable flavor.
Created by Harvard professor David Edwards, who along with Tom Hadfield started a company called Breathable Foods. We currently we're enjoying foods mostly by drinking and eating - but now breathing too? Maybe there will be sniffable coffee soon. Expect AeroShots in about 90 days in Boston and New York markets.
Here's some good coffee related news for a Friday - a woman’s daily dose of coffee may do more than just keep her perky and awake - it may just make it less likely they'll fall into depression. According to a study of over 50,000 females, a women who drank two or more cups of coffee every day was less likely to be diagnosed with depression over a 10-year span. Women who drank two to three cups of coffee were 15 percent less likely to be treated for depression, while those who drank four or more had a 20 percent lower risk.
We're always looking for a little more caffeine, and it doesn't have to be delivered in coffee form every time. We loved Ghostbusters as a kid, and when the Stay Puft marshmallow man came on the screen - it was more delight than terror. These officially branded Stay Puft marshmallows are loaded up with a boost of extra caffeine, and make the perfect addition to double boost your day with a cup of single serve coffee. The other cool feature of this amazing treat is the box is the box - it's got some crazy rubbery feel.
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